Plan For The Future With Confidence

Plan For The Future With Confidence

Kandace L. Scherr, Esq.
Phyllis J. Erlich, Esq.

Biography

Phyllis J. Erlich graduated from the University of Wisconsin and the University of Maryland School of Law. She is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Elder Law Section of the American Bar Association, the Maryland State Bar and the Family Law and Estates and Trusts Sections of the Baltimore County Bar. She was also Secretary, Vice-Chair and Chair of the Elder Law Section of the Maryland State bar. Phyllis is a former Board member of the Central Maryland Alzheimer’s Association.

Education

  • University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 00/1967
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 00/1963

Classes & Seminars

  • Lecturer, Elder Law, Baltimore County Bar Association
  • Lecturer, Elder Law, MICPEL
  • Lecturer, Elder Law, Medical Educational Services, Inc.
  • Lecturer, Elder Law, Professional Educational Systems, Inc.
  • Lecturer, Elder Law, Insurance Sales Congress
  • Lecturer, Elder Law, Maryland Gerontological Association
  • Lecturer, Elder Law, St. Joseph's Hospital
  • Lecturer, Elder Law, Alzheimer's Disease Association of Baltimore/Central Maryland

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Board Member, Alzheimer's Disease Association of Baltimore/Central Maryland, Inc., 1980 to 1992
  • Former Board Member, House of Ruth, Inc.
  • Advisory Board for legal clinic of House of Ruth

Past Positions

  • Private Practice of Law, 1973 to 2007
  • Legal Aid Bureau, Southwest Office Baltimore, Maryland, Chief Attorney, 1970 to 1972

Professional Associations

  • Maryland State Bar Association, Elder Law Section Council, Chair, 1999 to 2000
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Elder Law Section Council, Member, 1995 to 2000
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Maryland Chapter of NAELA, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Baltimore County Bar Association, Member
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Elder Law Section Council, Secretary
  • Baltimore City Bar Association, Family Law and Estates and Trusts Sections, Member
  • Alzheimers Association, 1980
  • Third Judicial Circuit, Maryland State Bar Association, Character Committee, 1985 to 1995
  • Elder Law Section of the American Bar Association, Member
  • Elder Law Section of the Maryland State Bar, Vice-Chair
  • Central Maryland Alzheimer’s Association, Board Member

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney

Practice Areas

  • Elder Law

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 1967
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland, 1969

Honors

  • Fellow, Maryland Bar Foundation, 1996
  • Glenn I. Kirland Award for Distinguished Service from Alzheimer's Association of Baltimore/Central Maryland, 1994
  • State of Maryland, Commission on Human Relations, Initial Appointment
  • State of Maryland, Commission on Human Relations
  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating "BV Distinguished" Rating 4.4 out of 5